The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) conducted the following webinars on infectious disease preparedness and response training, with a focus on protecting workers involved in emergency response and cleanup activities performed in the United States.
Protecting Infectious Disease Responders During the COVID-19 Outbreak Workshop
Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Center, in conjunction with the NIEHS WTP, sponsored a workshop on Protecting Infectious Disease Responders During the COVID-19 Outbreak on March 17, 2020.
Protecting Infectious Disease Responders During the COVID-19 Outbreak Workshop: Morning Sessions
Protecting Infectious Disease Responders During the COVID-19 Outbreak Workshop: Afternoon Sessions
Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Training Program Webinar Series
The WTP hosted a three-part webinar to introduce the eight awardees funded to provide safety training for workers who may be exposed to infectious diseases.
Part 1: Welcome and Introduction to NIEHS WTP (June 22, 2016)
- The International Chemical Workers Union Council Infectious Diseases Training Program(1.6MB)
- Welcome and Introduction to NIEHS(3.3MB)
- Indiana University Presentation on the Biosafety and Infectious Disease Training Initiative(420KB)
- NJ/NY Hazardous Materials Worker Training Center Presentation on Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases(214KB)
- Emory University Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Training Program(423KB)
- WTP Presentation on Building Collaborative Strength and Capacity(1.3MB)
- Duke Infectious Disease Response Training(1.5MB)
- Introduction to the Deep South Biosafety Consortium(810KB)
- LIUNA Training and Education Fund Infectious Disease Workshop Presentation(752KB)
Improved Access to Pathogen Safety Data (PSD) for Infectious Disease Preparedness Programs
The WTP conducted a webinar on April 6, 2016, to obtain input from stakeholders on a proposal to develop a PSD guide and a related training module. The purpose of the project is to identify available resources for infectious disease information, review their strengths and limitations, and how they can be used for potential high risk populations involved in emergency response and cleanup activities in the United States.